travelbook

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travelbook (plural travelbooks)

  1. Alternative form of travel book.
    • 1991, Jean Kommers, “Between Structure and Context: Sources, Source Criticism, and Alterity Studies”, in Raymond Corbey, Joep Leerssen, editors, Alterity, Identity, Image: Selves and Others in Society and Scholarship, Amsterdam: Rodopi B.V., →ISBN, page 109:
      Among anthropologists old ethnographic descriptions and travelbooks have a bad reputation. With the exception of ethnohistorians, anthropologists make little use of these sources for ethnographic research because of their reputed lack of reliability.